The International AIDS Economics Network (IAEN) is an organization founded in 1993, with the objective of encouraging economists and policymakers to discuss issues of AIDS and economics. IAEN will be holding an online discussion forum on Efficiency and Effectiveness in the context of HIV and AIDS in April and May. Experts from a variety of organizations and disciplines will be posting short discussion pieces on various aspects of this topic. This forum is designed to encourage online discussion among members, and IAS members are also invited to join the dialogue.
The Twentieth BREAD Conference on Development Economics will be held on 23-24 September, 2011, in Paris, France. It will be sponsored by Actors, Markets and Institutions in Development Countries (AMID) and the Center for Economic Policy and Research (CEPR). The deadline for submissions is 18:00 GMT on Friday June 17, 2011. Please email your submission to Nadine Clarke. Papers will be selected by the Scientific Committee. The Committee members are Abhijit Banerjee (MIT, BREAD and CEPR), Robin Burgess (LSE, BREAD and CEPR) and Marc Gurgand (PSE).
The Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD) and the Actors, Markets, and Institutions in Developing Countries: A micro-empirical approach (AMID), Marie Curie Initial Training Network are joining forces this year to host a Development Economics Conference at the Paris School of Economics on Friday 23 and Saturday 24 September, 2011.
This week, on Tuesday May 3 and Wednesday May 4 DuPRI is holding its First International Biodemography Network Meeting at Duke’s Thomas Conference Center. The two-day meeting, focused on topics in mortality, aging and longevity covers very recent research on both humans and animals.
The American Public Health Association is now accepting abstracts for the 140th APHA Annual Meeting. The theme of the meeting is: Prevention and Wellness Across the Lifespan. Click for more info.
The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and the Minority Student Caucus invite you to attend the 33rd Annual Minority Health Conference, “Translational Research: The Road from Efficacy to Equity". The conference will be held on February 24, 2012 at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education. This year's keynote speakers include Ana Diez-Roux, an expert in epidemiology and neighborhood health effects, and Nina Wallerstein, an expert in community-based participatory research.
This call is open to individuals who are conducting research on the issue of HIV/AIDS and economics. Typical topics in past Pre-Conferences have included HIV costing, cost-effectiveness analysis, resource allocation and expenditure tracking, AIDS and the workplace, AIDS and the private sector, economics and behavior change, and socio-economic impact assessments. In addition to individual submissions, groups who would like to propose a panel on one particular topic may do so by proposing presenters and abstracts as a group. The panel should not comprise more than four abstracts.
This year's Population Association of America (PAA) Annual Meeting is taking place in San Francisco on May 3-5. Are you a DuPRI student that is interested in attending? Let us help!
SSRI is pleased to announce a workshop for graduate students who are considering submitting a proposal to the NSF's Dissertation Improvement Grant program sometime during the coming year.
The workshop will run from 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. on Weds., Aug 22 in SSRI's Erwin Mill facility, room A103. It will address both the tools and systems used to prepare and submit proposals and substantive aspects of preparing a competitive proposal. All are welcome, and there is no charge for attending. Register here.
"H2R 2012" will be held Oct. 31 to Nov. 3 in New Orleans, LA. The conference will bring together survey methodologists, sociologists, statisticians, demographers, ethnographers, policy analysts and other professionals from around the world to present new and innovative concepts and techniques for surveying hard to reach populations. DuPRI faculty members M. Giovanna Merli and James Moody will both be presenting papers. The conference aims to address both the statistical and survey design aspects of including hard to reach groups.